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Westminster Theological Seminary in California

Master's Programmes

About

History

Westminster Seminary California welcomed its first students in the fall of 1980. From the beginning, WSC committed itself to providing the finest in theological education with a particular focus on preparing men for pastoral ministry.

Education

For forty years Westminster Seminary California has been committed to a rigorous, Christ-centered, face-to-face  confessionally Reformed theological education with degree programs designed to equip you with the biblical, theological and practical  tools you need to fulfill your vocation and service to Christ and his Church. We are looking forward to partnering with you as you as you consider your gifts and preparation for the calling to which you have been directed.

Career

Westminster Seminary California is dedicated to cultivating an environment of professional competence and personal integrity through the search and selection process of qualified applicants.Various on and off-campus employment opportunities are provided to WSC Students through the seminary listserv and posted on the employment section of the website.

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Services

Student services

This mandatory event is held the day before classes begin each fall and spring for all new degree program students (M.A. or M.Div.). Additional information including a final schedule for the day will be sent to you a few weeks before the event. Orientation helps entering students adjust to WSC by providing necessary information about the many facets of seminary life and course work. This time also allows new students to get to know one another and faculty members. 

Library services

The WSC library provides educational resources and services to support learning and scholarship at WSC. The Library creates and maintains a productive environment conducive to thought, research, and study for members of the academic community. The library provides an atrium area for students to gather and work collaboratively on projects. 

Student Life

Campus life

Westminster Seminary California (WSC) has a beautiful campus in the hills of Escondido, 30 miles north of San Diego. From this strategic location WSC has prepared more than 1,100 graduates who are serving as pastors, church planters, missionaries, teachers, scholars, counselors, and leaders worldwide.  Nearly 140 students annually come from 6 of the 7 continents to study at WSC. They sacrifice a great deal to embark on a career that equips them to preach and teach God’s Word to His people. For that kingdom purpose, our founding fathers established a firm foundation, and the Reformed community has built and maintained an academically rigorous curriculum where the best biblical ministerial education takes place.

Student clubs

The Westminster California Student Association (WSA) promotes Christian fellowship and growth among students, faculty and staff, and their families, and provides a voice for student concerns. The WSA officers (president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer) are elected annually by the student body. Each class also elects a representative.

Accreditation

  • Westminster Seminary California is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges 
  • The Seminary is also accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada 

Escondido, California, United States

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